Savour Fine Local Wine at Brindabella Hills Winery

If there’s one thing Canberrans are spoilt with, it’s an abundance of fine wineries surrounding their city. With over 140 vineyards in easy reach, there’s not a more enjoyable day-trip than heading out to a winery to experience the best of local grapes.

Located high on a ridge above the Murrumbidgee river just 25km north of Canberra, Brindabella Hills winery is responsible for twelve types of award-winning red, white and rosé wines. When it first opened in 1986, no vines grew in the area, making Brindabella Hills a true pioneer of the Canberra wine scene.

Take a winery tour

At weekends, Brindabella Hills throws open its cellar doors for wine tastings and sales. Pay a visit to sample the winery’s signature Brio Sangiovese, zesty Riesling or crisp Ava Rosé. Learn about the vineyard’s 35-year history and how the region shares the same climate as wine-growing greats like Tuscany in Italy or Rioja in Spain.

You’ll find out about why the Brindabella mountains’ well-drained granite soils create the perfect terroir for the production of premium grapes for table wines.

Enjoy a local lunch

Brindabella Hills celebrates everything there is about locally-sourced produce. Book a table at its Brindabella Hills Vineyard Café to complement your drop as you dine al fresco overlooking the sweeping mountains and vineyards.

Explore the wider Brindabellas

As Canberra’s majestic mountain backdrop, the Brindabellas invite exploration within easy reach from the city. The name Brindabella itself means ‘two kangaroo rats’, named by the Walgalu native people who made it their home thousands of years ago.

From vast grassy plains to snow gum woodlands, the range’s terrain is varied and dramatic. When taking a day-trip to Brindabella Hills winery, why not drop in on nature too?

Brindabella National Park has an array of trails for biking or walking and there are spots for fishing. If your EV is a 4WD, there are remote challenging trails specific for touring too.

Keep your eyes peeled for creatures like red-necked wallabies, kangaroos, wombats and swamp wallabies as you walk, cycle or drive through the national park. If you’re lucky, on a clear day you’ll be able to see Canberra on the horizon.

Brindabella Hills winery at a glance

  • Brindabella Hills winery is 25km from Canberra.
  • Enjoy a winery tour or visit Brindabella Hills’ scenic restaurant.
  • Shop Brindabella Hills’ array of 12, locally-produced wines.
  • Explore the greater Brindabella area at Brindabella National Park.

Who is Brindabella Hills winery good for?

Adults, groups, friends, couples and wine lovers.

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Parliament House – Public Parking
Wall port (AU/NZ) – 3 ports available

1 Capital Cr Capital Hill ACT 2600 NSW

Alivio Tourist Park Canberra
Wall (AU/NZ) 31 Plugs31 Stations

20 Kunzea Street O’Connor 2602 ACT

Crowne Plaza
Three Phase 1 Plug1 Station
Non-networked Wall (AU/NZ) 1 Plug1 Station
Non-networked Tesla 2 Plugs 22 kW2 Stations
Tesla Destination

1 Binara St Canberra 2601 ACT